It is good To be here ~ To be Is to mean ~ And to live with a meaning A great good indeed ~ So in silence I still My soul and receive ~ Those words of blessing Which now I believe ~ “It is good to be here.” Image by gb59098 from Pixabay
The Way of Resurrection
Being in nature God ~ He did not consider Equality with God ~ A greatness To grasp ~ But chose to be a servant For all human beings ~ And humbled by obedience He came to a cross ~ Of others’ devising Discovering death ~ And the way Of resurrection. ~ From Philippians 2.6-11 ~ … Continue reading The Way of Resurrection
All is Gift
All is Gift From the sky-blue Of the heavens To the star-black Of night And each being I observe And touch And know Speaks In wordless praise
This Calling of Love
~ Honouring another merely human being - is this idolatry? ~ Yet the giving of worth, affirmation ~ Is this calling of Love. ~ Inspired by this painting from The Life of St. Francs of Assisi by Giotto - 'St. Francis Honoured by a Simple Man'
Bridge Between Two Worlds
~ Bridge Between two worlds . Earthly Heavenly . Light And darkness . The human Being . Poised As body and spirit . Contemplating All that is made. ~ 'Vitruvian Man' Leonardo da Vinci
The Hidden Logic of the Whole of Creation
In the beginning Was meaning The logic hidden Of the whole Cosmic creation Only later Came the conscious Beings we are To live This mystery Our spirituality. Image by Алексей Князюк from Pixabay
The Very Centre of Being
. God dwells In the very centre . Of being Where the most secret things pass . Where differences Seem most indistinguishable . Between spirit Human and divine . In the timeless immaterial Reality of transformation. .
All Shall Be Fulfilled
~ Before the word is being And before that ideas cannot be thought But faith concedes God will be So all shall be Fulfilled With meaning in a living universe. ~ “In my beginning is my end” wrote T.S.Eliot . If our “end”, our purpose, is in our beginning, then what is our beginning? To … Continue reading All Shall Be Fulfilled
Hold Each Beautiful Thing As Most Dear
I cannot grapple With this enigma Of suffering ~ I would not degrade The God Of the cosmos ~ I who understand So little Of the ways the universe ~ I can only wonder That the God of lightning And of thunder ~ Would choose To create Such a beautiful imperfect world ~ Which can … Continue reading Hold Each Beautiful Thing As Most Dear
New Beings We Are Called To Become
His honey words were spoken in the different tongues of the earth We each in our way tasted the tonic that made our pulse quicken Eager to know the new beings we were called to become. ~ Inspired by 'The Little Flowers of St. Francis' ~
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